ULI Asia Pacific REImagine

When

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
to Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

Where

Live Broadcast
ULI Asia Pacific REImagine is an interactive virtual experience that will unite members from Asia Pacific and beyond to examine ULI’s role in pushing cities, the real estate industry, and communities forward in the ever shifting ‘new normal’.
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Times are uncertain, but our drive to come together, do business, and share knowledge is stronger than ever.

ULI Asia Pacific REImagine is an interactive virtual experience that will unite members from Asia Pacific and beyond to examine ULI’s role in pushing cities, the real estate industry, and communities forward in the ever shifting ‘new normal’.

Bringing the ULI experience to you, wherever you are.

During intermissions in the schedule, you can watch on demand sessions, join us in the networking lounge, connect with fellow attendees through video chats or visit a virtual sponsor booth. There will also be room for exciting and targeted expert-led roundtable discussions to help you grow your network and knowledge base.
 
All live sessions will be recorded and available On Demand after the session time.

Flexible. Zero Carbon Footprint. Easy to Access from Anywhere in the World.

Don’t miss the chance to engage in conversations with industry leaders and peers and get the inside perspectives on how the COVID-19 era is transforming our industry. An anticipated 1,000 participants will be connected LIVE at #ULIREImagine, dedicated to promoting new ways of thinking and challenging the status quo on Cities, Business and Life.
 
Join us for two days of LIVE global content with access to state-of-the-art virtual networking offerings before, during and post event.
Check back for more speakers and session information as we update the agenda in real time.
 
Questions? Email asiapacific@uli.org.  

Speakers

Speaker

George Hongchoy

CEO, Link Asset Management Limited

Mr George Kwok Lung HONGCHOY (“Mr HONGCHOY”), aged 58, has been an Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Manager since February 2009 and May 2010 respectively. He is also one of the responsible officers of the Manager for the purposes of the SFO, a director of The Link Holdings Limited, Link Properties Limited, The Link Finance Limited and a number of subsidiaries of Link. He is the chairman of the Supervisory Committee of Tracker Fund of Hong Kong (listed in Hong Kong), a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, an adjunct professor of the Department of Real Estate and Construction of The University of Hong Kong, a member of the Asia-Pacific Advisory Board of International Council of Shopping Centers, a global governing trustee of the Urban Land Institute and an advisor of Our Hong Kong Foundation Limited. He was a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of Charoen Pokphand Group, Thailand from 2016 to 2018. Mr HONGCHOY began his career in New Zealand and has since moved into senior management positions in financial consulting, investment banking and real estate investment. He was named one of Harvard Business Review’s 100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World 2019, the Country Winner of Hong Kong/Macau Region in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 China Award, Business Person of the Year by DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards in 2015, and was also presented with the Director of the Year Award (Listed Companies – Executive Directors) by The Hong Kong Institute of Directors in 2011. Mr HONGCHOY holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Canterbury and an MBA degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is a Chartered Accountant, a Senior Fellow and a member of the Corporate Advisory Council of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, a Fellow and Council member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, and a Fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and the Institute of Shopping Centre Management.

Speaker

Kwon Ping Ho

Executive Chairman, Banyan Tree Holdings Ltd

HO Kwon Ping is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings and Laguna Resorts and Hotels, and Executive Chairman of Thai Wah Public Company. All three family-owned companies are listed in Singapore and Thailand. He is also the founding and current Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Singapore Management University, Chairman of The Singapore Summit and a non-executive Director of Diageo, the UK-listed spirits company. Educated in Tunghai University, Taiwan; Stanford University, California and the University of Singapore, he was the Economics Editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review in Hong Kong before joining the Thai Wah family business and then starting his own companies. Among various awards, Mr Ho has received the London Business School Entrepreneurship Award; CEO of the Year at the Singapore Corporate Awards; CNBC Travel Business Leader Award ; Distinguished Alumnus Award from the National University of Singapore; and Lifetime Achievement Awards from the American Creativity Association, China Hotel Investment Summit, Australia Hotel Investment Summit. Honoured for his contributions and accomplishments in the hotel industry in the Asia Pacific region and globally, Mr Ho is the only two-time recipient of Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific - HICAP’s Innovation Award (2003) and Lifetime Achievement Award (2019) in its 30-year establishment. For his services to the country he has been decorated with the Meritorious Service Medal and the Distinguished Service Order by the Singapore Government. Mr Ho has also been conferred honorary doctorates by Johnson & Wales University and from Hong Kong Poly University. He is the author of two books: Asking Why reflects his journey in journalism and entrepreneurship over a period of forty years, and includes articles commissioned by The Straits Times; while The Ocean in a Drop: Singapore in the next Fifty Years is a compilation of public lectures he gave as the Inaugural Fellow of the SR Nathan Lecture Series, named after the Sixth President of Singapore. Mr. Ho is married to Claire Chiang, Senior Vice President, Banyan Tree Holdings. They have three children – two sons and a daughter and welcomed their first grandchild in 2015 as well as second and third grandchildren in 2018.

Speaker

Adrian Cheng

CEO, New World Development Company Limited

As the CEO of New World Development Company (HKEx:0017), Adrian oversees the group’s strategy and operations, which includes New World China Land, NWS Holdings, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group, and the ownership of Rosewood Hotels and Resorts. He leads the group’s ecosystem which consists of property development, infrastructure, health, education, retail and hospitality projects. Adrian is also the founder of the K11 brand, which intertwines art and commerce through shopping malls, offices, and hospitality catering to Millennial and Gen Z consumers. By 2024, K11 will have 35 projects in 9 cities across Greater China. In 2019, Adrian launched Victoria Dockside, a US$ 2.6 billion cultural district that includes cultural-retail flagship K11 MUSEA, K11 ATELIER offices, K11 ARTUS luxury residence, and Rosewood Hotel’s first Hong Kong property. Guided by his vision for “Creating Shared Value”, he has reinvented the 50-year old company to embed culture, sustainability, and innovation at the core of how it serves local communities. To help society combat COVID-19, he pioneered the #lovewithoutborders campaign to support global efforts and has donated USD 8.5 million and distributed 8 million medical face masks so far to communities in need globally. A graduate of Harvard University, he is the youngest person in Hong Kong to receive the Officer in the Order of Arts and Letters in 2017 by the French Government, and was listed by Fortune as a “40 Under 40” global business star and a “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum in 2012.

Speaker

Greg Clark

Senior Fellow, Urban Land Institute - Europe

A Global Advisor and Author on Cites & Urban Economies, Leadership & Investment. He provides thought leadership on the evolution of the metropolitan century, supports leaders in more than 100 cities world-wide on strategy/positioning and advises global firms on the investment/enterprise opportunities of an urbanising world. Author of 10 books and more than 100 reports. City Expert on BBC World Service series My Perfect City. Monthly columnist for RICS, The Planet of Cities.